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2017 DLIG Visionary

The co-chairs of the Distance Learning Interest Group of ALAO are delighted to announce the recipient of this year’s Distance Learning Visionary Award. Dr. Beate Gersch is the Coordinator of Instruction Services and the Bibliography and Undergraduate Outreach Librarian at … Continue reading

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ACRL DLS Round Table Conversation, 10/24/16

Come to a new Distance Learning Section event: Round Table Conversations Topic: Motivation, engagement, and participation in asynchronous courses Join the Distance Learning Section Instruction Committee for our first Round Table Conversation. Our goal is to gather distance learning librarians into … Continue reading

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2016 Guidelines & Standards Impact DLIG

Framework for Information Literacy  for Higher Education, Adopted January 11, 2016 ACRL Standards for Distance Learning Library Services, Revised June 2106 After much thought, discussion, and work, these professional guidelines and standards are now approved.  Come to the DLIG Round … Continue reading

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Please Welcome New DLIG Members

Be sure to stop and give a warm welcome to DLIG’s newest members at ALAO Annual. Karla Aleman, Eric Rector, Lauren Connolly, Catherine Smith, Hannah Schmillen, and Alaine Kay have joined since July 2016!

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Mobile Technologies

Mobile technology would not be what it is today without the work and creativity of Steve Jobs.  Every day we as librarians, educators or students access information through smartphones, computers or tablets, with a great number of us using iPhones, … Continue reading

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Distance Library Services Conference Call for Proposals

Looking for a chance to present and be published… The Fifteenth Distance Library Services Conference is an opportunity to present your research, knowledge and experience to your peers. All professional, faculty, administrative, and staff members who are involved in providing … Continue reading

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ALA Conference Proposal for Distance Librarians

Going to Anaheim in June? Share YOUR embedded librarian strategies… Call for Proposals The Distance Learning Section (DLS) of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is accepting conference presentation proposals on embedded librarianship for the American Library Association … Continue reading

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